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BMW CUTS OUT WHILE DRIVING

My E36 Bmw 316i has the M40B16 Engine and the idle is quite lumpy, whilst i was driving at 70mph on the motorway the enging just stopped as if i'd turned the ignition off and the ignition lights came on on the dashboard. i've checked the battery and that is fine. i've also had the ECU checked and that was fine. Please help as i desperately need my car for work. Thank you for your time.
Dan

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BMW CUTS OUT

A few things to check.

  1. Is fuel pump delivering enough fuel.
  2. Is injectors clean. Perhaps dirt in fuel. replace fuel filter
  3. Air leakage at top air intake of manifold at ICV idle control valve. Two hoses inside this housing prone to perishing.
  4. Throttle position sensor faulty.
  5. Mass air flow sensor faulty.
  6. ICV faulty or dirty. comon fault on older e36.
Havent done it yet but ICV is easy to clean according to internet. instruction available at bmw e36 blog. All off above can be tested by yourself according to manual.

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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SOURCE: i cant abs pump relay316i 1999

The ABS relay on the E36 316 compact is the red relay in the fuse box, which as u look under the bonnet is on the right hand side towards the back of the engine bay. If that is of any help to you?

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SOURCE: firing order for a bmw e36 316i compact ??m43

on bm it is 1,3,4,2, or on 6 cylinder models 1,5,3,6,2,4.

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open the bonnet remove the black plastic over on top of the grill and this reveals the back of the grills so you can push themout from behind and not damage the paint.
Good luck davelee

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replace the ecu with the low milage one

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this can be done by removing the complete central locking unit and this will only be possible but the central locking will no longer work

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